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Organization Theories

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Module 1: The Pluralism of Organization Theories

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1.1 Introduction

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Two Diffferent Meanings of the Term "Organization"

  1. Instrumental Meaning
  2. Institutional Meaning
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Instrumental Meaning

something

  • is being organized
    • = activity
    • = function
  • has an organization
    • = result
    • = configuration
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Institutional Meaning

something is an organization

example: NGOs, government, school, university, companies, state, family, military, sport club, church, hospital

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Which aspects characterize an organization? (4)

  • structure
  • actor/agency
  • environment
  • change
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1.2 Organization Theory vs. Organization Theories

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